Crypditor

Crypditor

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.21 build 1.153b
  • Total Downloads:
    5,076
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 05, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    792KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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It looks simple, but this app securely stores text files in an encrypted, password-protected form.

Crypteditor is essentially a text editor, like Notepad, but with extra security features built into it. As a text editor, it offers a very simple interface: a pane to which you can add tabs for new documents. This free app performed well in our tests, prompting us for a password each time we saved and closed and opened a file. Because this is a text editor, it's more suitable for saving essential information rather than documents requiring any sort of formatting. For this reason, the developers recommend Crypteditor for saving passwords, serial numbers, and other info that should be stored securely.

Saving private identifiers with a password-protected, encrypted document makes sense. However, a problem with this concept that we see is remembering or saving the password to the encrypted file. If you lose or forget that files password, you'll lose access to the rest of your secured info.

An interesting feature of Crypteditor is that it stores the protected files within the application itself, instead of to a separate folder or directory on your hard drive. Again, if the app gets deleted, your protected files and their info are lost as well.

These two caveats are our only concerns with this app. It functioned quickly and with no glitches in our tests. If you use it on a PC to which no others have access, securing the app and its info may not be a problem. But users who share a machine may have to worry about someone else inadvertently removing the app.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.21 build 1.153b
Version 1.21 build 1.153b adds Windows Vista compatibility.
General
Publisher ProtectCom
Publisher web site http://www.protectcom.com
Release Date July 05, 2007
Date Added July 05, 2007
Version 1.21 build 1.153b
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 792KB
File Name Crypditor.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,076
Downloads Last Week 7
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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